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of a white suv that believed to be responsible for that broken window in the victim's car was located in vienna and is being questioned by police. police tell me they still don't know what caused this rolling confrontation that started at national harbor, went along the inner loop and ended here. but a witness to the end of it all shared with us what the victim told him. the passenger side window is ng blown out during a road rage incident. a four-month-old baby girl. this gas station is where they went for help. another man working in the area came to his aid to translate the story for police. >> he was on his way home. some man kept cutting him off. >> reporter: the driver said he tried to change lanes to create some space. there was an exchange of words,
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the hyundai driver asked the guy to back up explaining he had a baby on board. then the most frightening moment. >> they try to get past them and saw something get lifted up and his window shattered and got really scared because it was unexpected window shatter. and so the first thought it was i need to make sure my baby is okay. >> the driver called 911 as soon as he pulled into the gas station. state police raced thereto hand. the baby, okay. they tracked down the suv driver at a restaurant. they are trying now to determine what was used to blast out the window. >> it could be a bb gun, actual firearm, we just don't know yet. >> reporter: the victim asked we protect his identity so that's why we're blurring the face. we witnessed a moment of relief when the mom got to the scene to take the little one back home safe and sound.
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police urge anyone who might have seen part of this rolling confrontation on the inner loop around 2:00 this afternoon to give them a call. coming up on news 4 at 6:00, the advice police have for you if you ever get into a heated situation like this in traffic. back ta you in the studio. new details about a virginia man accused of joining and then quitting isis. he's now been indicted on terrorism charges. a federal grand jury handed out charging him with providing material support to isis. . e he told his family he was going to europe on vacation last year. he was later captured by kurdish military forces in iraq and then sent back to the u.s. to face charges. he became disillusioned with isis and made a bad decision. his attorney says he will plead not guilty to the charges. we are almost there.
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election. new data by target smart shows nearly 33 million people have already voted. we're also getting a closer look at the battle for reliablely red states with new nbc news "wall street journal" polls. in arizona donald trump holds a 5-point lead over hillary clinton among likely voters. and in texas trump has a -point advantage, 49% to 40%. but in georgia, there's one point sepang is well within the margin of error. and in these final days, both campaigns are pulling out all the stops in florida and north carolina. trump held a rally in jacksonville this afternoon just hours before president obama appeared in the same city. both trump and clinton have two stops a piece in north carolina. clinton had a rally in the past hour in winterville where eleanor holmes norton joined her on stage. her mother is from that part of the state.
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supporters what motivates her to listen to people's stories and ideas even when she doesn't agree with them. >> i disagree with people on lots of issues, but i believe the only way we can get things done is to actually listen and respect each other and try to find that common ground to enable us to get results. you elect me, that's the kind of president i will be. where she will be joined by bernie sanders and pharrell williams. trump just wrapped up his first of two stops in carolina as well. he was speaking at concorde. earlier he held an event in jacksonville where he reiterated his belief that the system is rigged and called hillary clinton a criminal and said she shouldn't be able to run. he tried to reach out to all voters.
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future. we're asking for the votes of republicans, democrats, independents and first time voters of which there are many. >> during his speech, trump criticized president obama for being on the campaign trail and not in washington. >> if you're planning to vote early in maryland, time is running out. early voting ends tonight at 8:00. we caught up with voters today. some were lined up even before the doors opened this morning. d.c. tomorrow to vote early. and you have until saturday to vote absentee in virginia. we have a list of the early voting locations and hours on our nbc washington app. one of the most closely watched contests in our region is the congressional race for maryland's eighth district. it covers montgomery, frederick and carol counties. today news 4's chris gordon talked to some of the candidates about their top priorities. he's live now outside an early
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>> reporter: this race began as soon as democratic congressman chris van hollen declared he wasn't seeking reelection after 14 years. instead he's running for the u.s. senate. before him, republican connie held a seat in this district for half a dozen years. in this election, candidates from four parties are vying for votes. focus on improving metro and protecting the environment. >> i've been calling for a green deal for america. something at the scale of a new deal. a massive investment in infrastructure that advances our environmental goals. >> reporter: dan cox has eight children and knows what it's like to be a small business owner. he practices law in baltimore, frederick and rockville.
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stop traffic congestion to bring jobs back. small businesses are being crushed now being regulations, taxes and obamacare. >> jason wonder wants to eliminate nsa to stop surveillance of e-mails and phone data. he says he would be a very different kind of congressman. >> i think you should start thinking about the government working for you and you not working for the government. that's why i'm only accept $56,000 a standard $174,000 a year. i also will only do one single two-year term. >> nancy wallace says her top priority is global warming. she wants an emergency transition to renewable energy. >> my second priority is preserving the lives of women and girls against the epidemic of girls in the united states and making it the center of our foreign policy abroad.
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lot of independent voters in this district, each candidate told me they think they have a a chance to win it. coming up tonight at 6:00, we'll tell you how long a wait you'll face if you're trying to vote early before the polling places close at 8:00. back to you. >> thank you, chris. just five days left and the polls tightening, we're taking a closer look. in the next few minutes, senior political editor mark murray will join us to break the numbers for us. there were some tense moments at metro headquarters where gm paul we'dfeld laid out his bubble proposal and that includes possible fare increases, service cuts and layoffs. the transit agency's largest union blasted that proposal. d.c. leaders threw in a surprise. let's get to our transportation
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definitely a lot of layers to this story. here's what's going on at the heart of all this. metro is in a terrible financial situation. it's shedding riders left and right. take a listen to the largest union and the metro board tee off on metro leaders. >> they have failed to manage the system the way it's supposed to be. >> reporter: anger and frustration from all sides at metro. >> how does that happen that we used to do stuff that was
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balanced budget. >> reporter: representatives from metro's largest union showed up flat out angry at the thought of cutting front line metro employees. >> i feel like we are being scapegoated for their lack of management. >> they are willing to double their yearly contribution to metro to help close the budget gap if maryland and virginia do the same. d.c. council member and board chairk >> most of us don't ride public transportation, but we pay for it because it's a critical element in our region. that's why the region should pay for this. not the riders. >> reporter: no word from maryland or virginia if they would be willing to pay more to close the gap. >> reporter: there's still no word on how we're going to close this nearly. $300 million budget gap. ahead at 6:00, how far the union is willing to go to fight these proposed cuts.
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with all the proposals out there we'd like to know what you think is the best solution for metro's troubles. something else you can weigh in on our nbc washington facebook and twitter pages. a great day out there if you like things warm in november. one of the warmest days ever. i believe the we are tracking a couple showers. they are back to the west through west virginia. but lock at this line right here. you may be before these give on
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79 in richmond. but the cooler air back to the west. temperatures tomorrow will drop 20 to 25 degrees. but that's back to average. we'll talk about what that means for your weekend. it's going to be a little chilly. >> thank you, doug. new video of that deadly crash between a school bus and a commuter bus. new questions are raised about one of the droifrs incident. he shot himself in the foot. and built in 1876. this synagogue has seen many moments. it made some history today. and a digital exclusive in nbc washington app. a program in some local schools empowering young people to stop
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vo: here's the last thing washington needs. amie hoeber. a reckless tea party partisan. hoeber will defund planned parenthood, threatening cancer screening. said she'd invade iraq again if given the chance, and hoeber has fought for a global increase of chemical weapons. we need john delaney. a family man and entrepreneur, he built two respected maryland business, creating thousands of jobs. in congress, he puts working for
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s this the moment where america makes a stand about who we are and what we believe. tell them this is the moment we reject fear. this is the moment we choose hope. choose hope.
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choose hope. >> e we must win on november 8th. and we must come together as americans. we must treat each other with respect and kindness, even when we disagree. >> both donald trump and hillary clinton deploying their top surrogates with just five days until election day. >> president obama pushing for votes in battleground florida while melania courts voters in has a 5-point lead in that state. she also holds leads in florida and north carolina, but polls from those states are within the margin of error. >> joining us with where the race stands tonight is mark murray. we have seen some big numbers. are we getting any indication who is fairing better as we speak. >> that's a really good
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campaigns and compare it to where it was in 2012. democrats feel very good. about their early vote operation in north carolina. they feel very good about nevada. on the other hand, republicans feel like they are battling to a draw in florida. those are some of the tea leaves. when you look at the early. >> we thought we lost you for a second. there's a new poll from "the new york times" and cbs shows that really 90% of voters have made up their minds. do the candidates who have been out is it too late for that? >> i'm a big believer these are more base mobilizations. you're right. there are few undecided that are left. what matters more is you get more of your side in the polls on the other side. so many of the rallies.
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it's about getting people who may not have voted in past elections to the polls. to me, i think that's more the art of getting out the vote rather than winning over that undecided person who may or may not vote on election day. >> since that controversy on that friday, we have seen the polls tighten and trump seen upticks in battleground states. is that likely to continue in his direction or will it lose some of that voters' minds? >> i don't think we know. one of the things that have been happening is they have been coming home. these people are slowly kind of getting back on board with him. and the news environment, how it goes forth, i don't know. we do know that hillary clinton didn't want to be campaigning
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if she ends up winning and landing this plane, it will be not due to ideal circumstances for her and her campaign. >> thank you, mark. be sure to stay tuned for a wrap up of the race for the white house. that's just ahead on "nbc nightly news" after news 4 at 6:00. the fbi opened a civil rights investigation after someone set fire to an african-american church in mississippi. the pulpit and pews were burned and someone spray painted the words vote trump. the mayor t s the message is intended to intimidate voters and a spokesman says it's too soon to determine if this should be investigated as a hate crime. two u.s. service members are dead after a series of airstrikes in the province of afghanistan. that happened during a raid against taliban forces that involve nato airstrikes. the americans had been there as part of a train, advise and
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a u.s. park police officer accidentally shot himself in the foot today during an encounter with a raccoon in rock creek park. mark segraves is live to tell us how this all unfolded. >> it's easy for people to get a chuckle out of that. even police on the scene were light hearted after this was all resolved. but what started in this community garden situation that any of us could encounter. >> it started here in the community garden off oregon avenue in rock creek park. >> citizen came up to report it to our stables. >> reporter: a police officer responded here and found a raccoon. police say what happened next isn't exactly clear, but it appears the raccoon attacked the officer.
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bitten by that rack koom. the raccoon was killed here but has been taken for testing. at 6:00 what you should do if you do encounter a raccoon in the wild. back to you. >> thank you. the race for the white house getting a lot of attention to our south. david culver was in cuba recently. cubans are keeping a close watch on what's going on up here. what they think about the state
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>> take a look at this board full of words fr northern virginia, on the issues, barbara comstock and donald trump are the same. comstock and trump promote deportation and reject any comprehensive immigration reform. both oppose background checks that keep guns from suspected terrorists. and comstock-trump were prepared
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just for politics. time for luann bennett: comprehensive immigration reform now. common sense gun safety laws. bennett tells congress: do your job. i'm luann bennett
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. donald trump: i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters, okay? and you can tell them to go f--- themselves! you know, you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes, you gotta see this guy. ahh, i don't know what i said, ahh. "i don't remember." he's going like "i don't remember!? one of the warmest days ever in the month of november at
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to 83 in an hour as that cold front is makes its way across our region. back to our west, you can see all the cloud cover associated with it making its way on down here. temperatures still extremely warm. 78 degrees and winds out of the north. we saw some showers earlier. most of those have gone down to the south. we're not done yet. 77 in manassas. 72 in leesburg. starting to cool, but still nice for this time average in the low 60s. that's where we'll be around 10:00 tonight. 71 degrees by 6:00. dropping into the 50s by midnight tonight. and if you continue on that trend, look where we are tomorrow morning. we're on the cold side. high temperatures tomorrow about 20 to 25 degrees cooler than where they were this afternoon. dealing with as far as the radar, notice shower activity. not seeing a whole lot up here. this is not going to be much of
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you can see the showers toward frederick county. dropping down into frederick county. i expect those to kind of fizzle out over the next hour or two. you can see where the frontal boundary is up to the north. as we widen out, you can see it a little better. that's the cooler air. but again, this is just cooler air coming from the west. you can kind of see it moving in. this is not only coming from the north. there's no cold air source to give us cai back behind this, notice clear skies, beautiful weather. that's the kind of forecast we have for the next seven to ten days. almost nothing going on weather wise as far as any chances for rain. we don't e see any that. we don't see that either. next week or so, it's going to be boring. 59 in columbus. 61 in pittsburgh.
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seasonny tomorrow afternoon. breezy and cooler as we move on through the afternoon. if you're thinking about eating out, go ahead and do it. a little breezy at times. tomorrow night, probably not. tomorrow night is going to be fairly u chilly if you're going out. you'll probably have to get by one of those heaters. and then on saturday, i think saturday afternoon will be okay. but speaking of saturday, it's going to be chilly if you're thinking about getting out and doing some fall foliage. we're close to peak now in many regions of our area. even close to fairfax county. if you're thinking about taking a for some color. .
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61 in d.c. as we move through the next couple days, here's your ten-day forecast. into the 60s. not bad. just a little bit cooler. maybe a little more on what you can expect over the next couple day asks that weekend forecast. ever get a a song stuck in your head and you just can't get it out? >> like that. there's actually a behind this. more on what's going on as we get to find out some of the biggest ear worm offenders. >> i'm tom sherwood in downtown washington. an historic synagogue dating back to the late 1800s is about to find a a new home, again. i'll explain, coming up. controversy at a high school
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a look at the race for the white house. hillary clinton has an event just a few hours where she will be joined by her former rival bernie sanders as well as singer and producer pharrell williams. donald trump had a rally late this afternoon in concorde, north carolina. tonight he heads to selma. new data provided by nbc news by
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than 2 million people in north carolina have already voted. >> by now you've heard a lot about the fbi director's letter to congress. james comey sent that letter to jup date them on the investigation. there's a lot we don't know about that investigation as trace davidson shows us the lack of information has created conditions ripe for disportions. >> this is the biggest political scandal since watergate. campaign rallies referring to the scandal that led to the resignation of nixon. >> that is an opinion. >> reporter: factcheck.org says his case is weak. >> what trump is doing here is taking a lot of half truths, stringing them together and presenting them to make his case that it's bigger than watergate. when we look at the individual claims he's making, they just don't measure up.
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e-mails after receiving congressional subpoena. factcheck.org has debunked the statement in the past saying the e-mails were deemed personal and clinton was within her rights to delete them and there's no evidence clinton knew the e-mails were deleted after the subpoena was issued. >> her criminal action was willful, deliberate, intentional and purposeful. >> again, that's trump's opinion. the fbi disagrees. >> a july news conference when james comey said clinton and her colleagues were extremely careless in handling classified material, but the fbi didn't find any evidence of a clear intent to violate any laws. clinton also made an inaccurate claim when she told a crowd the fbi letter only went to republican members of the house. >> the letter was addressed to the chairman of those senate and
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committees and did go to the democratic as well as republican members. >> reporter: the clinton campaign said she had misspoken. tray davidson, nbc news. a woman out walking her dog says a man tried to snatch her off the sidewalk. police have now arrested and charged lucas with abduction. the woman was walking on bristol drive when she noticed a car slowly driving by. she says the man jumped out of we are working to learn more about an early morning shooting in d.c. where police officers found a man with a gunshot wound at 2:00 in the morning on 16th street. and a father will remain in jail without bond after his 3-year-old son went to school with a gun in his backpack. this morning a judge decided there was enough probable cause
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southeast. according to court documents, chiles says he picked up his son from his mother's house before school and did not put the gun in the backpack. chiles was seen on video holding the backpack as he walked his child to school. the judge says she isn't convinced that chiles is guilty, but she says this case should move forward. chopper 4 flying over the site of the new thomas edison high school of technology. mtg ground breaking ceremony today. the new school will replace the existing school on dalewood drive in silver spinning. it's set to open in august of 2018. students can enroll in one of edison's 17 career and technology programs and they can urn a college credit. an historic moment today for d.c.'s oldest synagogue. the modest brick structure built
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reports, it's up on moving blocks ready to move to a new home. >> reporter: a flurry of activity today as work crews stabilize the 1876 original home of the congregation now located at third and g streets downtown. >> it's the oldest synagogue in washington, d.c. built in 1876. general grant came here when he >> reporter: the building was moved 50 feet today. a temporary position to clear the way for the capital crossing development that's rising over the third street tunnel. in about two years the old building will be moved again a few blocks more to third and f street will wr it will become part of a museum and education center. >> it's a physical reminder of our rootedness in the city and how we have grown with the city.
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actually. when you walk inside, you'll see that it was serving a small community. >> family rots go back generations here. she came too see the synagogue repositioned until the new facility is ready. ever hear a song and notice you're still humming along to it? you're not alone. >> there's a new study looking into why they are called ear worms. stick in our heads longer than others.
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just infect you with "bad romance." that's one of the top ear worms in a new study from the uk. researchers found songs that have generic melodies and unique repetitions tend to stick around longer. what you should do is listen to the full song and that will make it go away. i have heard that before. because i have had songs stuck in my head. they say go get the song, listen to the away. >> you sing "feelings" during the commercial. still to come, they have left the forces, but they are still serving the message of local vets for some kids in our area. here we are in cuba. we are talking about the u.s. elections. ahead on news 4, i want you to hear what the cubans think about the elections, how closely they
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might just surprise you. that's coming up on news 4. tomorrow morning on news 4 today, how long is too long for politicians to stay in office. on election day, you get to decide. >> we're talking term limits and how your vote can make the difference.
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i believe america is already great. yes, we have our challenges. we must give every child a great education, build an economy that works for everyone, end tax breaks for companies that move our jobs overseas. ng together, democrats and republicans, we can do these things. that's why we must defeat those who want to turn americans against one another. i'm chris van hollen, and i approve this message, because united, our best days are still ahead.
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recovering after falling into a storm drain. chopper 4 over the scene here this morning. this happened near the dulles toll road and fairfax county parkway. rescuers treated him on the scene. he's expected to be okay. news had 4 is working for you. some students getting a lesson on what it's like to serve in the military from those who have served. . this is part of veterans affairs week. veterans visited johnson middle school. family which sponsored this event. comcast a parent company of news 4. training for the future. up next, what these prince georges county students are learning that's not being taught anywhere else in the state of maryland. new questions raised about the driver of that school bus involved in that awful deadly crash.
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here's what you missed earlier. a road rage investigation in fairfax county. a man with a baby in the backseat is recovering from minor injuries after his wi that began on the beltway. i'm adam tuss at metro headquarters. a tense day here as a budget proposal is unvauled and there's plenty of backlash from thedownon from metro staff and the board. a park police officer hospitalized after an encounter with arab bid raccoon. that officer was trying to fend off an attack when he shot
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new video from the security camera shows the moments before a school bus smashed into a transit bus. you can see the pace of traffic. then the video shows a car slowing down and then a school bus barrelling down behind it. its speed appearing significantly faster than the rate of the others. the car that slowed down appears to be the mustang the school bus slammed into before it hit the transit bus. the driver of that school bus should not have been bnd the wheel. the medical certification expired at the end of august making him ineligible to driver a commercial vehicle. david collins has more on where this investigation stands now. >> reporter: officials told the
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in west baltimore. the ntsb will send the vehicle's reporting modules to their lab in d.c. investigators intend to interview witnesses chrks will include surviving passengers and have footage from three cameras. the videois is from the bus and gas station. the yellow bus driver traveling east struck the back of a mustang. the car damaged and then ricochetted off the cemetery wall back on to the street. the yellow bus hit a cemetery pillar before smashing into an mta bus. the distance, they estimate, some 800 feet. >> a woman says her uber driver took off with her luggage and never returned it. it's a a bizarre story.
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over to the police. susan hogan joins us with what she has learned about this. >> it began as a simple request for a ride with an uber driver, but it ended with a passenger being left in a vacant lot. her luggage, gone. kristin webb returned to dulles from a trip overseas. she went on her uber app and a driver showed up. he knew her name and even put her luggage in the back of the truck and off they but something went very wrong on this particular ride. >> we're driving and he says i'm not connected to this car. >> reporter: what happened next cost this uber driver his job. uber tells us he's been working closely with police to assist their investigation. we'll have reaction from police and uber coming up tonight on news 4 at 11:00.
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training to be engineers and they have some big plans. they are working to design rockets that will take people into space. mollet green takes us into the aerospace program at duval high. >> reporter: taking careful measure ms to test newton's laws of motion and one day go out of this world. back down their version of a rocket car design. the kind of work these high school students do at this academy. >> it make mess so excited and gives me representation and make me think i can do this. >> reporter: it's the first of its kind in it prince georges county public schools. >> it's very underrepresented by minorities. so this program being here in prince georges county not only builds up the capacity and the
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to a field they may not have otherwise been exposed to. >> reporter: mollet green, news 4. just a week before team tryouts. the varsity basketball coach at tc williams high school has been let go. . brian hill was fired earlier this week and cites parents who blame a school board member who had sons trying out for the team. that board member told usy calling this a personnel matter. in part, it is unfortunate and rumors have and will certainly swirl adding we have never either complained about what team that our boys have been placed on or have been. we never attempted to influence the coach's decisions related to selections. was it hot enough for you
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day? >> it was great. >> we're going to take a check of my mike. it's on there now. so tomorrow, 20 to 25 degrees cooler, but it's g it's 60s and dry with plenty of sun. here's the latest on the radar. you can see only some clouds across the area. the white here indicating cloud cover. i'm tracking some showers up around frederick and carol county. these quickly coming to an end. impacting johnsonville and lewiston area.
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we're in the 70s. 74 in washington. tomorrow, 61. we'll have sunny skies. it's going to be a bit breezy throughout the day tomorrow. and noticeably cooler. for the most part, the weather having a low impact on your friday. outdoor exercise, might want to brick out the t-shirt or sleeves. no rain in the forecast. and the commute to and is sun glare. 7:00 in the mid-50s. you can see here in the low 50s. and look at this ten-day forecast. saturday, 63. really nice and comfortable for this time of year. sunday a high of 66. daylight saving time comes to an end. we set our clocks back and get that extra hour of sleep. also this sunday we have
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at the mall. temperatures in the 50s during the morning hours. that goes between about 9:00 and 11:00. plenty of sunshine out there. next week we're in the 60s. a high of 65 degrees. a little bit more cloud cover around. and it's going to be chilly in the morning. but completely dry. so the weather not impacting your trip to the polls on tuesday. as we look to wednesday, a high of 63. this is normal for this me good. next weekend looking quiet. this weekend or next weekend, we are starting to e see a lot of leaf drop across the area and a lot of the colors around the mountains now either at peak or past peak. >> thank you. just 90 miles from the tip of florida. cuba is one of our closest neighbors. they are paying close attention to our politics.
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election. and a local church on capitol hill reincarnated into condos. a look at the delicate process a look at the delicate process taken to honor that building's hillary clinton: i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. vo: in times of crisis america depends on steady rump: "i know more about isis than the generals do, believe me." vo: and calm judgment. donald trump: "and you can tell them to go fu_k themselves." vo: because all it takes is one wrong move. donald trump audio only: "i would bomb the sh_t out of
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just 90 miles off the coast of florida. cubans are paying close attention to the election just like we are. >> david culver or our man in havana says cubans want to know
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thawing of cuban relations. >> reporter: here in old havana, you also see a lot of cubans and folks who own businesses and are just passing through with their family. here we wanted to get a feel for what they made of the u.s. elections. it was interesting to see not only are they paying attention to the elections, but many of them also based on opinions about who they want to win. he described donald trump as to impulsive. he's also way of potential e e-mail controversy surrounding hillary clinton. >> a u.s. citizen that would never vote for trump. >> donald trump. >> reporter: donald trump has big, great ideas.
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option. >> i don't think the candidates today are the best for the united states, he says. instead he'd want to see obama stay in power, he tells me. support for the president who reestablished relations with cuba after more than half a century isn't hard to find here. >> i u think rugt now they are particularly interested in the u.s. elections. >> having made more than 60 trips to cuba, college professor ann marie stock says eager to it stay informed despite facing limited access to news. >> what does it say to find out what's going on 90 miles away in this case? >> cubans are so ingenious. if they are not getting the news through local television, for example, they are going to find a work around. they are going to find another way. >> that means sharing thumb drives with news articles. one hope that seems universal is that no matter who wins, most
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to more. you all have a strong economy. i believe you could help us. right now at 6:00, the polls are tightening with five days to go before this presidential election. >> but if there was any doubt about the importance of florida and north carolina here's a rare sight. president obama, hillary clinton and donald trump all speaking at the president in florida, clinton and trump both in north carolina. they were at most 500 miles from each other. >> we have team coverage tonight of the state of the race and early voting that's underway here. we begin with steve handlesman on capitol hill. >> reporter: this race is at the closest point it has ever been. that's raising concern at the sovereign poverty law center. and raising concern here in
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suppression efforts aimed at voters of color that chould change a few thousand votes could conceivably change who wins on tuesday. florida, florida, florida. donald trump went to jacksonville in a state now tied in the polls and fired off unsupported charges. >> healthcare health care has engaged in a massive far-reaching criminal conduct and equally far-reaching warned if clinton turn out is weak, trump wins. >> he can't hear you bo, but he can hear you vote. >> reporter: in early voting in florida and north carolina where trump and clinton are tied in the polls, african-american turnout is down. worry about voter intimidation is up. trump is warning the vote will be rigged. former clan leader david duke,

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